10,000. The magic number of steps fitness apps and wearables tell us we’re supposed to cover every day. But where did that number come from? Is it enough? And are those wearables making is healthier.Read More
The robots are coming. Not a new message for MSP. It’s not the robots that want to take your jobs. It’s their human overlords and the people who enable them.Read More
Sometimes it pays to be retroactively futuristic. As we approach 2019’s halfway mark, MSP takes a beat to pull together some of the threads of the first part of this long and stupidly confusing year.Read More
What does it mean to be human in a world full of sentient machines and technologically enhanced people? In another Disrupted World special, we take a look at the future of the human species and get ready to welcome our quantum cousins.Read More
If fake news and social media are getting you down, switch up your feed. Every day brings a raft of awesome innovation and fantastic discoveries.
From the historical accuracy of Assassin’s Creed to digital superpowers to donuts with black holes. Or black holes with donuts. We take a look at a tiny handful of the breakthroughs social media hasn’t told you about over the last few weeks. Warning: Contains the words Quaversfreude and Twivalanche.Read More
In the final part of our Disrupted World series, MSP asks the ultimate question: is it time to break up the tech giants?
Do we have the power and the will? Will it solve the problems big tech has created, or do we have to look deeper, at finding alternate solutions and pushing them through ourselves.
In part 3 of our Disrupted World series, MSP takes a look at the social costs of digital disruption and asks if we are somehow becoming less human in the process.
Of course, that takes us to CoffeGate, Game of Thrones and Gladiator, and Matt considers launching the world’s first Sesame Street fake movie review podcast.
In the 2ndpart of our Disrupted World series, MSP dismisses Avengers Endgame and looks to The CW’s The 100 for a solution to our privacy problems.
It was supposed to be a celebration of Star Wars for May 4thbut we couldn’t think of anything that hasn’t already been done. That’s how Disruptive we are.
It’s the entrepreneurial equivalent of a middle finger. Disruption is more than a tech bro buzzword. It’s a destructive force that we’ll be paying the price of for generations to come.
Is it time to start feeding our meat addiction with a new approach? It ends up in a pan. Why not grow it in one? Advances in biotechnology, food processing and changing consumer demand are putting us on the cusp of a cultured meat and plant-sourced burger revolution.
This week Matt & Rich marvel at the fact the world can now order its cold brew by drone. In Canberra. And wonder why and whether you should.Read More
While parents worry about self-harming memes like Momo, are their own actions creating a generation of kids destined to self-destruct?
This week, Australian lawmakers pass law to arrest everyone at Facebook (possibly).Read More
The idea of wooden cars, homes, planes and skyscrapers used to be a Fred Flinstone fantasy. Now, with huge leaps in material technology, could wood be the miracle material of our future?
Hello Google Stadia. Yes, you’re going to change the way we game and put the power of a console into our phones. You’re also going to have even more data about us. Yay!Read More
Are you selling the dream or running a long con? How to sort the Silicon Valley spin from the outright lies.
This week our three culture vultures discuss topics on relocation, Apple's new font and the UN's Art & Culture conference.Read More
Should we have the right to repair our own tech? That’s the issue that’s vexing Matt Armitage and Jeff Sandhu this week.Read More
Is your technology working for you, or are you working for it? Why machines want us to prove that we are human.
From the moment of conception to the time they die, the next generation of children may be tracked, monitored and surveilled every minute of every day.